5.7 Scientific validation of LSA SAF products

Validation techniques are required to provide the confidence intervals that are mandatory for the users in a number of applications. LSA SAF products are validated through (LSA SAF VEGA Validation Report ):

  1. 1) Intercomparison with vegetation products derived from other satellite sensors (e.g., MERIS on ENVISAT, MODIS on EOS and VEGETATION on SPOT)
  2. 2) Comparison with in situ measurements